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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
One thing that is different is Trump has to deal with a hostile and biased media where as Obama had a complicit media. Trump has to call them on their fake news and BS where as Obama just told them what they should and should not report. Obama had a much easier time in office.
Obama Launches Full Court Press On Media Censorship, Control, Targeting Fox
The full court press on media censorship and control surfaced a week ago when White House Communications Director Anita Dunn said Fox News was operating as, “a wing of the Republican Party.” The White House attack on Fox escalated this weekend when White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Obama senior adviser David Axelrod said that other media outlets should not consider Fox News as a bonafide news network, suggesting other outlets should boycott Fox News.